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Junior Retail Buyer Womenswear

Listing ID: 875393

Junior Retail Buyer Womenswear

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Westgate London
Location: Clapham, South West London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Twitter Handle: @westgatelondon
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 12 hours
About: From London to New York; Tokyo to Toronto; Milan to Miami, Our award winning website and technology guarantees the style savvy an unparalleled range of fashionable pieces with stock not easily found anywhere online; from established brands to the most interesting new designers with one-of-a-kind styles, delivered via worldwide express to over 280 countries.

We offer unrivalled customer care with personal shopping for those who need that specific item for their wardrobe

Westgate London is looking for a talented Womenswear Buyer to join the Retail Buying Department. The Womenswear Buyer is responsible of securing that the assortment is balanced between brand image and commercial needs. We believe you are a motivated, dynamic and hands on “doer” who enjoys working in a high paced international environment.

This is a global buying role, reporting to the Retail Buying Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to seasonal category planning and implement range building and distribution strategy in relation to global stock optimization while securing local needs
  • Responsible for developing a comprehensive allocation plan and for giving input on setting replenishment strategy
  • Analyze the performance of categories and projects
  • Produce reports and analysis on the range plan and performance identifying action points
  • Produce briefing material and other product documentation
  • Communicate with representatives for collection feedback to evaluate sales and to secure quality
  • Prepares EOS reports and Collection feedbacks or other ad-hoc documentation needed

The Ideal Candidate

  • Min 3-5 years of buying experience from similar position
  • Strong product and market knowledge
  • High analytical and numerical skills as well as ability to conceptualize and see patterns and trends
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Retail experience is preferable
  • Ability to manage and develop junior resources
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Flexible, organized and detail oriented
  • Specialist Knowledge - strong product and global market knowledge as well as passion and interest in the industry

As we interview candidates continuously we kindly ask you to register your application as soon as possible.


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